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family practice

noun

Simple Definition of family practice

  • : the work of providing general medical care for people of all ages

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of family practice

  1. :  a medical practice or specialty which provides continuing general medical care for the individual and family —called also family medicine

Examples of family practice in a sentence

  1. She plans to enter family practice when she graduates from med school.



1969

First Known Use of family practice

1969


Medical Dictionary

family practice

noun

Medical Definition of family practice

  1. :  a medical practice or specialty which provides continuing general medical care for the individual and family—abbreviation FP; called also family medicine




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